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Thinking now about how we use our military forces, should we have the right to use armed force outside Australia in the following ways?

This question was asked in 2005.

  1. 0%
  2. 25%
  3. 50%
  4. 75%
  5. 100%
In support of United Nations or regionally-endorsed peace-keeping missions
91
7
To prevent genocide and gross abuse of human rights on the scale of Rwanda, Kosovo or Sudan
84
14
If invited by a friendly country in our neighbourhood to help prevent internal collapse
82
15
To protect Australian citizens abroad
80
17
To disrupt terrorist organisations that could threaten Australia
79
19
To prevent an unfriendly country acquiring nuclear weapons
62
34
To restore democracy in a country where it has been illegally overthrown
61
34
To establish democracy in undemocratic countries
33
62